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5 Matching questions

  1. Kamehameha
  2. Robert Clive
  3. Isandhlwana (1879)
  4. white racial supremacy
  5. nabobs
  1. a Zulu defeat of a British army; one of the few indigenous victories over 19th-century European armies
  2. b Hawaiian prince; with British backing he created a unified kingdom by 1810; promoted the entry of Western ideas in commerce and social relations
  3. c Belief in the inherent superiority of whites over the rest of humanity; peaked in the period before world war I
  4. d British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
  5. e Name given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government.
  2. Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty
  3. Born in 1853, played a major political and economic role in colonial South Africa. He was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with a philosophy of mystical imperialism
  4. Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners
  5. Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay

5 True/False questions

  1. sepoysName given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation

          

  2. settlement coloniesThree districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay

          

  3. tropical dependenciesWestern European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations

          

  4. Ram Mohum RoyWestern-educated Indian leader, early 19th century; cooperated with British to outlaw sati

          

  5. Plassey (1757)Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty

          

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